An American  coin silver floral repousse-decorated small footed coffee pot probably Baltimore or Philadelphia,  late 19th century
Lot 8018Y
An American coin silver floral repousse-decorated small footed coffee pot probably Baltimore or Philadelphia, late 19th century
Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An American coin silver floral repousse-decorated small footed coffee pot
probably Baltimore or Philadelphia, late 19th century
Apparently unmarked, inscribed "E.B.B./ to O.H.Jr./ 1891", (height 8 1/2in); together with a silverplate footed salver inscribed "Eliza Swaim", probably Ellis-Barker (diameter 15in); silver weight approximately 14 oz troy (2).

Footnotes

  • The coffee pot exhibited, "Old American and English Silver", Pennsylvania Museum, Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, May, 1917 and is illustrated in the exhibition catalogue.

    Provenance:
    Oliver Hopkinson (1812-1905) married Eliza Swaim in 1845.
    Oliver Hopkinson Jr. (1857-1943) married Julia Frances Thompson in 1887.
    Emily Gilpin Thompson (1890 - 1972).

Saleroom notices

  • Please note the correct provenance information: Emily Gilpin Hopkinson (1890 - 1972).
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